When one is ready to start from Pune early morning
and is ready to come back late night, at the same time when one wishes
to enjoy the beauty of sea, there is no choice except
Alibag. The journey Pune-Lonavala-Khandala-Khopoli-Shila fata-Pen-Wadkhala-Poyanad-Dharamtar-Karlekhind-Alibag
- is of 140-145 kms and approx. 4.5 hrs. The fort Kulaba lies 1-2 km
in the sea from Alibag.
At the time of tide , the whole fort is encircled with water while at
the time of fall; it is easy even to walk the fort. That is the reason
why one needs to understand the sequence of tide and fall while visiting
It is safe to go in the fort before or after 1 hours of fall. But it
must be remembered to come back after the full fall, within 1 hour.
Otherwise one cannot leave the fort for next 5-6 hours.
Distance of various beaches from Alibag is as follows :
Alibag-Kihim => 12 k.m.
Alibag-Saswane => 18 k.m.
Alibag-Awas => 16 k.m.
Alibag-Rewas => 24 k.m.
Alibag-Chaul Rewdanda => 15 k.m.
Alibag-Nagaon => 7 k.m.
Though Kanakeshwar and Sagargarh are nearer, they can not be covered
within a day. Various places worth seeing in Alibag are Beaches , Observatory
, Kanhoji Angre Samadhi , the market place , Uma-Maheshwar temple
, Balaji temple etc.